Back to school backpack-McCall's- M6410 and fabrics from Sew Modern

Back to School Sewing

Nigel just started kindergarten last week and I’ve been busily sewing for school as our summer slowly comes to an end. I’m finishing up two polo shirt’s using the perfect polo from Blank Slate patterns and finished this make, a new backpack,  just in time […]

Marcy Tilton Shingle Dress, V8904 Sew Pomona

Marcy Tilton Shingle Dress

  Oh how I LOVE this dress!  It so soft and comfy yet elegant at the same time.  It feels like I’m wearing yoga pants in dress form. I need more comfy makes like this one!  I made this back in July to wear for […]

Sarah & Ava Swimsuit, Ohhh Lulu, at Sew Pomona

Sarah and Ava Swimsuit

I love sewing swimwear!   Here’s my latest suit using two fabulous patterns from Ohhh Lulu , the Sarah Longline Bralette and the Ava Highwaist Panties.  This suit is so comfortable and supportive! Perfect since I’m always swimming with the kids who are usually hanging all […]

Summer Wrap Pants-   Sew Pomona

Sheer Summer Wrap Pants #oonapalooza

Phew!!!Done at the very last minute.  It’s August 1st, the last day of the Sewcialists Oonapalooza !  These pants took me a bit longer than planned. I had them all sewn up at the beginning of July but had to fix a few fit issues first.   […]


KCW Wrap Up!

I think this was my most successful KCW-Kids Clothes Week- so far!  I got everything on my list finished and the kids LOVE their new clothes!  Here’s what I made:  Blouse R, Girls Style Book – with added front pleats- for Ami size 3 & KID […]

KCW~Kid's Sewing Plans and First Makes!

KCW~ Sewing Plans and First Makes!

  This week  I’m  focused on sewing for my kids for KCW-Summer (Kids Clothes Week if you haven’t heard of it).  I have a long list of projects that I keep putting off  that really need to get done so the timing is perfect.  I […]

MonoSewn Sew Pomona

Crossover Top & Flared Skirt-Monosewn

I love the monthly challenges over at TMS, they’re great for charging up my creativity and making me think outside of my comfort zone. This month was a big challenge for me. July is Mono Sewn-sewing in black & white- over at The Monthly Stitch.  My […]

Marcy Tilton fabric for MonoSewn at TMS

Summer Sewing Plans

It’s been a busy summer with both kids home all day and tons of family visiting.  I’m a bit amazed by how much sewing I’ve accomplished lately!  I thought I better plan out my makes for the rest of the summer  since my fabric and […]

Chambray & Linen, Sew Pomona

Chambray & Linen

This look all started with the fabric. I bought this amazing striped Chambray (sadly out of stock) and Vanilla Striped Linen(below) from Marcy Tilton that was part of my Mother’s Day gift from my husband and the kids. I love her fabric selection, so many amazing […]